Newsy is the fast-growing millennial-focused journalism enterprise that brings perspective and analysis to reporting on world and national news, including politics, entertainment, science and technology. Newsy is a wholly owned subsidiary of The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP).
The Newsy app for Apple TV features a live stream of the day's top news as well as video on demand, where users can choose the news stories that most interest them.
"Apple's recognition of Newsy is a huge honor for our team," said Blake Sabatinelli, general manager of Newsy. "With more than 2,500 apps for Apple TV in the App Store — and more being released every day — we're thrilled that consumers are connecting with Newsy's fresh take on the day's top stories and our app's streamlined news delivery."
The Apple recognition is the latest in a string of major announcements from Newsy, which in just three months has launched on multiple over-the-top platforms, including Watchable from Comcast, Pluto TV and Apple TV. Apple also named Newsy a Best New App upon the launch of the new Apple TV in October and showcased Newsy as a best-in-class app at its recent developer conferences.
Newsy is a millennial-focused digital video news service that provides "news with the why," built to inform and engage by delivering today's top stories across platforms. Its content is available in on-demand and linear formats on overthetop (OTT) services including Apple TV, Watchable from Comcast, Pluto TV, Roku, Amazon Fire TV and Google Chromecast; connected television including Xumo; on mobile for iOS, Android and Kindle Fire; and at newsy.com.
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SOURCE The E.W. Scripps Company
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